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TAU CETI SYSTEM










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Proper Name
of Planet
Formal
Designation
Planetary Statistics
Planet's
Major Moons
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Planets of Tau Ceti

Distance from Earth: 11.8 light-years
Star Type: G8V, yellow main-sequence star
Diameter of sun: 670,000 miles (0.77 Rsun)
Age of System: 5,800 million earth years

Ladon

Tau Ceti I
Distance from sun: 18 million miles
Orbital Period: 30.2 earth days
Rotation Period: 32.3 earth days
Diameter: 4,122 miles
Gravity: 0.41 g
Axil Tilt: 0
Moons: none

Abderus

Tau Ceti II
Distance from sun: 67 million miles
Orbital Period: 174.02 earth days (196.54 Abderitan days)
Solar Day: 16:22 earth hours (420 Abderitan days per "Tau Ceti Year")
Diameter: 4,445 miles
Gravity: 0.41 g
Axil Tilt: 0.6
Moons: 2; Orthus, Geryon
Notes: 25% surface water
.......Terraformed in the 40th to 45th Centuries A.D.
Capital City: Throme
Orthus
Geryon

Deianara

Tau Ceti III
Distance from sun: 72 million miles
Orbital Period: 286.249 earth days (265.25 Deianaran days)
Solar Day: 25:54 earth hours
Diameter: 6,074 miles
Gravity: 0.79 g
Axil Tilt: 25
Moons: 1
Notes: 50% surface water
.......Colonised in 3461 A.D.
.......Terraformed in the 35th and 36th Centuries.
Nessus

Ceryneia

Tau Ceti IV
Distance from sun: 214 million miles
Orbital Period: 3.49 earth years
Rotation Period: 2.9 earth days
Diameter: 8,640 miles
Gravity: 1.03 g
Axil Tilt: 55
Moons: 2
Potamos
Artemius

Lerna

Tau Ceti V
Distance from sun: 251 million miles
Orbital Period: 4.35 earth years
Rotation Period: 3.9 earth days
Diameter: 7,530 miles
Gravity: 0.98 g
Axil Tilt: 17
Moons: 1
Amymone

Pholus

Tau Ceti VI
Distance from sun: 549 million miles
Orbital Period: 14.2 earth years
Rotation Period: 19:42 earth hours
Diameter: 85,603 miles
Gravity: 2.23 g
Axil Tilt: 9
Moons: 3 major, 50+ minor
Eurytion
Chiron
Hylonome

Iolaus

Tau Ceti VII
Distance from sun: 1,032 million miles
Orbital Period: 36.98 earth years
Rotation Period: 11:24 earth hours
Diameter: 76,091 miles
Gravity: 1.54 g
Axil Tilt: 32
Moons: 4 major, 30+ minor
Eurystheus
Amphitryon
Alcmene
Iphicles









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